Full Time Job

News Producer


Cleveland, OH 05-15-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
News Producer, WEWS

WEWS, The E.W. Scripps Company ABC affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio, is searching for a News Producer to join our team. The News Producer will create and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing editorial, journalistic, organizational, and communication skills.

• Develop and organize newscasts or local programs.
• Write stories and showcase them.
• Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers, and assignment editors to determine content needs.
• Enhance content with graphics, video, research, and station branding.
• Execute time-sensitive decisions.
• Oversee the show's broadcast and make up-to-the minute editorial decisions.
• Perform desktop editing.
• Post content to station's websites.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• BS/BA in related discipline preferred or equivalent years of experience
• Generally, 2+ years of experience in related field preferred

• Avid local news consumer: knows daily news, events, trends and happenings on a local level
• Strong vision and ability to advance stories
• Excellent interpersonal communicator
• Extraordinarily passionate about writing; courageous and creative storyteller with attention to even tiny details - choosing the perfect words while also exhibiting proper grammar and spelling
• Highly organized
• Highly adaptable for a fast paced, deadline driven environment
• Strong self-motivation
• Working knowledge of journalistic ethics and libel laws and strong editorial judgement
• Able to use web analytics
• Proficient with newsroom computer systems, MS Office a plus
• Flexible work hours may be required, including holidays, weekends, and evenings

If you are a current Scripps employee, please do not apply on this site. Please access our internal career site at Worklife > My Info > View Open Positions at Scripps.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro7w04-44-223-39-67-42 in your application.

Company Profile

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diversified media company focused on creating a better-informed world. As one of the nation’s largest local TV broadcasters, Scripps serves communities with quality, objective local journalism and operates a portfolio of 61 stations in 41 markets.